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Prepaid – just another payment type?

I have been attending a conference on Prepaid this week, one of the largest of its
kind with over 300 delegates all focused upon this burgeoning market. The fact
so many are attending says something, and most of these attendees appear to be
from organisations other than banks. Transit authorities, mobile telephones
operators, governments, utilities, retailers … oh yes, and MasterCard, Visa
and AMEX.

Initially, I thought: what’s the big deal about prepaid? It’s just another
payment type, like credit and debit isn’t it?

Well, maybe not.

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About Chris M Skinner

Chris M Skinner
Chris Skinner is best known as an independent commentator on the financial markets through his blog, the Finanser.com, as author of the bestselling book Digital Bank, and Chair of the European networking forum the Financial Services Club. He has been voted one of the most influential people in banking by The Financial Brand (as well as one of the best blogs), a FinTech Titan (Next Bank), one of the Fintech Leaders you need to follow (City AM, Deluxe and Jax Finance), as well as one of the Top 40 most influential people in financial technology by the Wall Street Journal’s Financial News. To learn more click here...

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